Arasbaran Protected Area


Arasbaran Protected Area is part of the Tentative list of Iran in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.

Arasbaran is a mountainous region rich in flora and fauna. It has recorded over 200 bird species and notable mammals such as wild goat, wild boar, brown bear, wolf, lynx, and leopard. It is also known for edible trees (hazelnut, walnut) and medicinal plants.

Map of Arasbaran Protected Area

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The coordinates shown for all tentative sites were produced as a community effort. They are not official and may change on inscription.

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Shahram Esmaeily

iran - 14-Nov-09 -

I am originally from Abbasabad,Arasbaran.Arasbaran really has great nature and wild life.There is a place for keeping Maral(kind of deer)in Aynalu.Actually they keep deer in Anza too.

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Arasbaran Protected Area
2018 Deferred

2018 Advisory Body overruled

IUCN recommended Not to inscribe

2017 Incomplete - not examined

As 'Arasbaran Biosphere Reserve'

2007 Added to Tentative List

Unesco Website: Arasbaran Protected Area

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Arasbaran Protected Area (T)
WHS 1997-2021